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Dec 13, 2011 6:30pm EST
. that's what killed her. >> jerry sandusky's accusers were about to make their sex abuse allegations in court when his lawyers stopped the hearing. armen keteyian is at the courthouse. john blackstone on what could be the future of space travel. a spacecraft that doesn't need a launch pad. and the jewels of elizabeth taylor on sale for the holidays. michelle miller reports $50 million will buy hollywood's gilded age. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, it's a you have to proposal-- no phones for drivers period. even hands free. a national ban on calls and texting while driving. the ban was recommended today by the n.t.s.b.-- the national transportation safety board which called phones a deadly distraction. we wondered how deadly and our research department found this: government records show that distracted driving caused 900,000 crashes on america's roads alone, injuring 417,000 people and killing 3,092. but elaine quijano tells us it was just one deadly crash that really got the attention of the safety board. >> rep
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 12:00pm EST
coach jerry sandusky has decided against confronting his alleged victims at a preliminary hearing. our bruce leshan is in the courtroom. he joins us now live from pennsylvania with more information. bruce, what can you tell us? >> j.c., what this meant -- what this was about depends on who you ask. the attorney for one of the alleged victims says it is really another case -- another act of cowardice to decide not to have this hearing. another affect cowardice by a serial child sex abuser. but jerry sandusky's lawyer says it was simply a tactical decision to avoid a hearing that put the defense at a tactical disadvantage. jerry sandusky had been slated to be in court all day, confronted for the first time by the public testimony of at least five of the young men he allegedly abused. but within minutes, he was back out of the courthouse. his lawyers saw no advantage in airing more of the sorted details of decades of alleged child sexual abuse. >> we're ready to defend, we've always been ready to defend. today's waiver has nothing to do with conceding anything, there will be no plea negot
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 6:00pm EST
by jerry sandusky kept a half dozen of his alleged child sex abuse victims off the witness stand. hundreds of police, reporters, and lawyers gathered for the penn state coach's preliminary hearing. bruce leshan was the only washington television reporter in a courtroom. talk about a shocker when they canceled the hearing. >> reporter: yeah, no kidding. i mean, anita, you should have heard the reporters banging away on their laptops inside the courtroom trying to be the first to tweet it out. now attorneys for some of the alleged victims say waiving the hearing was an act of cowardism, but sandusky's lawyers say it was a tactic to avoid a hearing that was stacked against him. tight security, a mass of media, and jerry sandusky preparing to face the public testimony of five of the young men he is charged with abusing. >> stay the course. wait the opportunity to present our side. >> but the former penn state football coach failed to stay the course for this preliminary hearing. instead of listening while the young men detailed allegations of abuse, dating back to when they were 10 or 11 ye
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 7:00pm EST
this go? how do you defend jerry sandusky? >> i can't believe his lawyer is letting him give all these statements. admitting he is showering with young men. unbelievable. unbelievable. unless they are preparing a defense that this man has some mental issues and can't control himself, maybe they are going in that direction. but any lawyer would not let him give any statements. i just can't understand it. >> you said to me earlier, this case is going to have a big ending. >> it's going to have a tragic ending. it's tragic for the young victims and may be tragedy for jerry sandusky. >> thank you for your insight as always, we'll be turning back to you as the case goes forward. >> the decision to waive the hearing was harshly criticized by people. it is a small town and forced to close streets, shut down businesses to accommodate the media crush at the courthouse. now officials are trying to figure out how much today's proceedings are going to cost this town. >> meantime, more trouble for syracuse university. >> a big decision by jerry sandusky. >> more trouble for syracuse un
CBS
Dec 14, 2011 1:35am EST
during jerry sandusky's first hearing. at the very last second, the coach decided against confronting his alleged victim. our bruce leshan was in the pennsylvania courtroom for the proceeding. >> reporter: former penn state football coach jerry sandusky decides at the absolute last second to cancel a scheduled preliminary hearing right here at the courthouse. jerry sandusky had been slated to be in court all day confronted for the first time by the public testimony of at least five of the young men he allegedly abused. but within minutes, he was back out of the courthouse. >> we'll await the opportunity to present our sides. >> his lawyers saw no advantage in airing even more of the sorted details of decades of alleged child sexual abuse. >> we're ready to defend. we've always been ready to defend. this is a fight to the death. this is the fight of jerry sandusky's life. >> lawyers for some of the alleged victims are furious, accusing the former football coach of icing the kicker. calling a timeout even as the alleged victims are just about to testify about some of the most horrible event
CBS
Dec 16, 2011 6:30pm EST
mcqueary gives a graphic eyewitness account of how jerry sandusky allegedly molested a young boy. armen keteyian was in the courtroom. mark strassmann reports the death of a member of a florida a&m marching band has been ruled a homicide by hazing. seth doane on a plan to save endangered tigers in the world that appears to be working. and "on the road" with steve hartman. how a secret santa changed a man's life. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. scott's on assignment i'm bob schieffer. new information in the penn state sex abuse scandal. we got the first detailed account of what an eyewitness says he saw when he walked in on a naked penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky and a young boy in a football locker room. details he says that he reported to school athletic officials and coach joe paterno. the lurid testimony came from assistant coach mike mcqueary at a hearing in a packed pennsylvania courtroom. our investigative correspondent armen keteyian has the story. >> reporter: in a clear, commanding voice, mcqueary said he entered a
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 6:00am EST
:16. in just a few hours, jerry sandusky will be in the same courtroom as some of the men who accuse him of abuse. a judge is trying to decide whether there is enough evidence for a criminal trial. >> this will be a chance for both the accusers and the accused to share their stories. all of this will happen in the small town of bellefonte, pennsylvania, just miles from the penn state campus. chris knolls is there live with a preview. how is this expected to unfold today, chris? >> reporter: well, good morning. as you mentioned it, just a couple of hours, we do expect the preliminary hearing to start. it will happen in courtroom one of this courthouse in center county, pennsylvania where for the first time, jerry sandusky will come face-to-face with his accusers. ten alleged victims say jerry sandusky sexually assaulted them when they were boys. some say the abuse happened in sandusky's home. right now, he's free on bail, wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet and maintains his innocence. >> how many more children do you expect to come forward, jerry? >> during tuesday's proceedings, t
CBS
Dec 6, 2011 1:35am EST
pedophile jerry sandusky talks about his life since the sex scandal broke. the story of the wrong sandusky. that's coming up next. >>> these shocking ads. stay with us. >>> imagine waking up one day to find out you had the same name as the guy now accused of committing heinous crimes. >> heinous crimes that made national news. that's exactly what happened recently to a maryland sportscaster who's spending a lot of times these days trying to distance himself from his namesake. >> the long time sports director of television in baltimore has always been proud of his name. >> i have a good name. >> first, because of his father, a former pro football player and coach. >> my dad is the interim head coach of the colts that year. >> and after that, for the past 20 years because of all that he himself has accomplished as a sports anchor and as the radio voice of the baltimore ravens. but last month when former penn state football coach jerry sandusky was charged with sexually assaulting young boys, the popular sportscaster's feelings about his name changed dramatically. viewers probably would, too,
CBS
Dec 9, 2011 12:00pm EST
state assistant coach jerry sandusky breaks her silence. i'm ines ferre in pennsylvania. i'll have that story coming up. o >>> it is bad news when it comes to our taxes because the current deal to keep the payroll tax extension going is dead. senate majority leader harry reid says the senate will not take up a republican plan to keep the cut going. in exchange for approving a controversial oil pipeline. if the tax cut expires at the end of the year, it will cost the average american family about $1,000 a year. >>> prosecutors are looking into the abuse scandal at penn state. they're focused on former assistant football coach jerry sandusky. but now, there are questions about what his wife may have known. ines ferre has that story. >> reporter: the wife of jerry sandusky is responding to allegations that she may have known her husband was sexually abusing boys in their home. dottie san dusky says she has been devastated by the false accusations that such a terrible incident ever occurred in my home. she said she and her husband don't know why the young men have made the false accusa
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 4:00am EST
. >>> face-to-face, standing against jerry sandusky to hear his accusers today in court. >>> and shut counsel, anti-wall street protesters trying to close west coast ports clash with police. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, december 13th, this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, december 13th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. >>> the deadly crash of two army helicopters in washington state, the two helicopters based at st. lewis mccord near oh olympia went down during a training mission last night. >> we're sad to report tonight that four army aviators were killed in an innocent with two army helicopters. >> two other service members were injured. the helicopters crashed in a remote training area south of oh olympia. the cause of the crash is not known. the army is investigating. >>> now the latest on the former penn state sex abuse scandal. it's reported he continued coaching at a small pennsylvania college last year, even though he had failed a background check. three football players told cbs affiliate that sandusky coached th
CBS
Dec 12, 2011 4:00am EST
allegations of sexual abuse involving one of his former assistant coaches jerry sandusky. a key prosecution witness in the case is expected to testify tomorrow. anna werner reports. >> reporter: former penn state assistant coach mike mcqueary is among those expected to testify tuesday. mcqueary told a grand jury that in 2002, he saw jerry sandusky in a locker room shower on the penn state campus sexually assaulting a young boy. >> mr. sandusky, any comments. >> reporter: according to the grand jury report, he saw a boy he estimated to be 10 years old with his hands up against the wall being raped by a naked sandusky. but a local newspaper report raised new questions about whether mcqueary may have told a different story back then. the hair russburg patriot news quoting a source says after the incident, mcqueary went to his father's home where a family friend, dr. jonathan dranof was present. the newspaper said dranof reportedly said at the time mcqueary heard sex sounds and saw a young boy stick his head around the corner and an adult arm reach around and pull the boy back. they say he aske
CBS
Dec 14, 2011 7:00am EST
of name calling after jerry sandusky left court. his lawyer indicated the alleged victims made up his stories and one of the accuser called sandusky a coward. >> cbs news correspondent armen keteyian is in bellefonte, pennsylvania, with more on that five-minute hearing. >> reporter: a much, much, much quieter day than it was here yesterday morning a day in which jerry sandusky waived his right was about to face his accusers in court. now it appears we are headed to trial. in a day filled with high drama, two law enforcement sources told cbs news the prosecution is not entertaining a plea bargain in the case. a hard line stance, more than matched by sandusky attorney joe amendola. >> be no negotiations. this is a fight to the dem. this is to fight a jerry sandusky's life. >> reporter: sandusky had entered the center county courthouse under heavy security holding his wife dottie's hand but he didn't stay long. as he walked out of court after the ten-minute hearing he used a football reference to profess his innocence. >> stay the course and fight for fourth quarters. we will wait the op
CBS
Dec 6, 2011 5:00pm EST
eight alleged victims are expected to face jerry sandusky across the courtroom sometime next week. abc news reporteds the eight young men plan to testify against the defensive coordinator during a preliminary hearing next tuesday. sandusky's lawyer says he is looking forward to questioning any alleged victims. sandusky faces 40 counts of child sex abuse. inappropriate contact with the eight boys over a 15 year period. imagine, you wake up one day to imagine you have the same name as jerry sandusky. >> that's what happened recently to a maryland sports caster who is spending a lot of time trying to distant himself from his name. >> the long time sports director of wbal television in baltimore has always been proud of his name. >> i have a good name. >> first because of his father, a former profootball player and coach. >> my dad is the interim head coach of the colts that year. >> after that for the past twenty years, because he himself has accomplished as a sports anchor and the radio voice of the baltimore ravens. but last month when former penn state football coach was charged
CBS
Dec 7, 2011 6:30pm EST
today. anna werner reports jerry sandusky faces new charges after two more accusers came forward. anna. >> reporter: scott, tonight, jerry sandusky sits behind bars in this correctional facility here in center county, pennsylvania. his bail is set at $250,000. police arrested sandusky at his home shortly after 1:00 this afternoon. authorities took him into custody after the pennsylvania attorney general filed 12 new charges against him, including nine felonies, in connection with two new alleged victims whom the attorney general calls victim 9 and victim 10. according to the grand jury report, victim 9, now 18, described a pattern of repeated sexual abuse, including rape, beginning when he was 11 or 12 years old, and continuing until december 2008. which would make him the most recent alleged victim thus far. he said many incidents occurred in the basement bedroom of sandusky's home and he testified that at least once he screamed for help, knowing that sandusky's wife was upstairs. but no one ever came to help him. victim 10 also described how he spent most of his time in sandusky's ba
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 7:00pm EST
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CBS
Dec 9, 2011 1:35am EST
. what an fda panel says today about these pills. that is coming up. >>> but first jerry sandusky's wife speaks out for the first time. the latest on the child sex abuse allegations the expense state coach is still facing. stay with us. >>> hello, i'm chris brown lord 8 second airborne division in afghanistan. i would like to wish a happy holiday to my wonderful children carter, benjamin, cameron and my wonderful wife alicia. happy holidays. >>> new tonight, the wife of expense state coach jerry sandusky says her husband is innocent. now, this is the first time dotty has made any comments at all. she made the statements through her husband's lawyer just one day after a report says that one alleged victim screened in vain for her to help him while sandusky attacked him in a basement bedroom. she says that never happened. he faces more than 50 charges stemming from what authorities say were assaults on ten boys in his home on penn state property and elsewhere. he's out of jail tonight on $250,000 bond. >>> on to a 9news now health alert. a panel of federal health experts said some widely u
CBS
Dec 16, 2011 12:00pm EST
the court he saw jerry sandusky sexually abuse a young boy in a penn state shower. manuel gallegus has the latest now from the courthouse in harrisburg, pennsylvania. >> reporter: mike mcqueary arrived to the courthouse to deliver damning testimony in the penn state scandal. the assistant coach told the court he saw jerry sandusky in what he called severely sexual acts in a shower. mcqueary said the boy was up against the wall facing the wall and jerry was directly behind him in a very, very, very close position. jerry's hands wrapped around his waist or midsection. mcqueary testified that he didn't realize at first what he was seeing. that it did feel shocking but he didn't stop it. the next day mcqueary told head coach joe paterno about the incident and made it clear what he saw was extremely sexual but didn't use the terms sodomy or sexual assault. he told mcqueary sorry you had to see that and you've done the right thing, i know it's tough. mcqueary testified he later told penn state athletic director tim curley and senior vice president garyishments about the sexual en-- gary schu
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 5:00pm EST
we have always been ready to defend. this is the fight of jerry sandusky's life. >> lawyers are furious. accusing the former football coach of icing the kicker. calling a timeout, even as the alleged victims are just about to testify about some of the most horrible events of their lives. >> putting these kids through this and pulling it at the last minute is just a total disregard for them and is further abuse. >> sandusky stands charged with 50 counts of abusing boys as young as 10 years old. who he met through his charity for disadvantaged children. prosecutors say it was monday night they learned that sandusky would waive the hearing. >> i'm not that surprised. >> when the case goes to trial, look for sandusky's lawyers to launch an attack on the alleged victim's motives. >> what greater motivation than money? i have seen money break up families. >> many of those alleged victims you already heard have hired lawyers. they are plotting to go after sandusky's assets. the assets of the second mile charity and penn state's deep pockets. those lawyers say that is just the
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 4:00am EST
jerry sandusky remains behind bars this morning follow new child sexual abuse charges. his gail set at $225,000. the latest charges based on the testimony of two new alleged victims. >> 67-year-old jerry sandusky was led away from his home wearing handcuffs wearing a penn state track suit and slapped with 12 new charges on wednesday from two new accusers. >> if this is the way the case is going to be handled by the other side, then we can do things to kind of make it miserable too. >> reporter: sandusky was first charged on november 5th. he has acknowledged showering and playing around with boys, but says he never sexually abused them. he now faces more than 50 counts including abuse that is alleged to have occurred on the penn state campus. sandusky is behind bars here in bellfont, pennsylvania. the new accusers told accusers they met sandusky through the second mile charity. he testified that at least once, he screamed for help, knowing that sandusky's wife was upstairs, but no one ever came to help him. if sandusky does make bail, he'll be under house arrest and subject to electr
CBS
Dec 9, 2011 5:00pm EST
coach jerry sandusky breaks her silence. i'll have that story, coming up. i'm matthew barry from arlington virginia, i want to give a shout out to my mom and dad and sister and all my friends. merry christmas, see you soon. >>> tonight prosecutors continue to build their sex abuse case against former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky. >>> now questions are being raised about what his wife knew. >> reporter: the wife of jerry sandusky is responding to allegations that she may have known her husband was sexually abusing boys in their home. through her husband's attorney, dottie sandusky says she has been devastated by the false accusations that such a terrible incident ever occurred in my home. she says she and her husband don't know why these young men have made these false accusations, but we want everyone to know they are untrue. one accuser told the grand jury sandusky's wife was home while he was attacked in the basement and yelled for help. the former coach is under house arrest. his attorney says the scandal will overshadow the sanduskys forever. >> public o
CBS
Dec 7, 2011 5:00pm EST
with obstructing a public highway. lesley? >> delia, thank you. >>> former penn state coach jerry sandusky has been arrested again. drew levinson reports sandusky now facing 12 new charges after two new young men came forward to report that he sexually abused them. >> reporter: police walked jerry sandusky from his home wearing handcuffs. the former penn state football coach now faces charges of abusing two young boys. that brings the number of alleged victims to 10. before the arrest, sandusky's attorney responded to reports that another accuser has come forward. >> jerry has denied the allegations as he has the original allegations. but we're hoping we'll get more information as we proceed. >> reporter: sandusky went on record after the initial allegations denying the charges while admitting he was very physical with many boys even sleeping with them alone in hotel rooms, showering with them and touching their legs. sandusky said it was completely innocent. >> a lot of people find it inappropriate, but it's not criminal to get a shower. in fact, i think the way jerry has described it, the kids wi
CBS
Dec 12, 2011 5:00pm EST
on him. >> i think this young man was taken advantage of by jerry sandusky. i think jerry sandusky robbed this young man of his innocence, robbed him of his youth. >> reporter: sandusky insists he is innocent and his lawyer will do his best to raise questions about the alleged victim's credibility. >> a lot of people find that inappropriate. but it is not criminal. they the way jerry described it the kids with whom he showered were basically like his own kids. >> reporter: sandusky's lawyer may question mike mcqueary especially sharply. the assistant coach told a grand jury he saw and heard sandusky raping a young boy in a locker room shower. but in 2002 mcqueary may have told a family friend all he saw was a young boy's arm pulled back and then sandusky walking out in a towel. >> i can't imagine him having any reason to make up what he saw. >> reporter: despite ten different victims, alleged victims, now coming forward, jerry sandusky's lawyer said today that he is not, is not, talking to prosecutors about a possible plea bargain. back to you all in washington. >>> thanks bruce. >>> turn
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 6:00am EST
football coach jerry sandusky is waking up in jail this morning because he cannot post bond on some new abuse charges. >>> that's one of the stories making news now at 6:12. he was arrested yesterday after two new accusers came forward. prosecutors filed 12 new charges. he didn't have the money to post the $250,000 bail. >>> there will be no criminal charges against bernie fine. he's the former assistant basketball coach at syracuse university accused of sexually abusing children there. a county district attorney says the alleged crimes are too told but the d.a. says he finds the accusers credible. >>> pennsylvania will not seek the death penalty for jamal convicted of killing a police officer 30 years ago tomorrow. his death penalty case got international attention. instead of execution, jamal will spend the rest of his life in prison. >>> now to a story that lit up web be web be with web yesterday. the date happened to coincide with harl harbor day and some people thought that was in bad taste especially since president obama's daughters go there. let's check out the menu. asian mush
CBS
Dec 9, 2011 5:00am EST
:20. andrea and mike? >> thank you, monika. she's the good wife, the wife of ex-coach jerry sandusky says her husband is innocent of the allegations against him. >> this is the first time dottie has made any comment since police arrested her husband last month. she made a statement through her husband's lawyer a day after a grand jury report said one of the alleged victims screamed in vain trying to get her to help while the husband, sandusky, attacked him in a basement bedroom. dottie said that incident never happened. jerry sandusky is facing more than 50 charges stemming from what authorities say were assaults on ten boys in his home, on the penn state property and elsewhere. he's now out of jail for the second time, this time on a $250,000 bond. >>> the time is 5:21. sports is next when the news continues. >> we have a preview of tonight's big army/navy game. the lady terps shining on the hardware. they took on delaware state. we have highlights coming up next. another look at the question of the day this morning, the sale of one of these things jumped 74% in the weeks leading up to chris
CBS
Dec 13, 2011 7:00am EST
>>> good morning. jerry sandusky goes to court with at least five men who will testify today that the former penn state defensive coordinator sexually abused them. we will have a live report from the courthouse. >>> president obama wants to extent the payroll tax cut, but now he's threatening to veto a republican plan that would do just that. find out what else is in that bill and why the democrats don't like it. >>> with the last u.s. troops leaving iraq this month, we'll have former vice president dick cheney if he thinks the u.s. won the war and what he thinks will happen next. >>> and the russian billionaire who owns an nba team says he'll challenge strong man vladimir putin in next year's election. we'll hear what makhali prokohrav told "60 minutes" on we'll hear what makhali prokohrav told "60 minutes" on this tuesday, december 13th. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everyone. i'm jeff glor. >> i believe it is. you said december 13th and i realized we're only 12 days from christmas. >> the countdown is on, baby. good morning. >> lots to get to this morning. we
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 4:30am EST
jerry sandusky arrested on more child sex abuse charges. >> these come from two new accusers as victims number nine and ten. ines ferre has more. >> reporter: 67-year-old jerry sandusky was led away from his home in handcuffs wearing a penn state tracksuit. he was slapped with new charges from two new accusers. sandusky's attorney said if had been notified, his client would have turned himself in. >> if this is the way the case is going to be handled by the other side, we can do things to make it miserable, too. >> he was first charged on november 5th. he has acknowledged showering and playing around with boys but said he never sexually abused them. he faces more than 50 counts including abuse that is alleged to have occurred on the penn state campus. sandusky is behind bars here in pennsylvania, held on $250,000 bail. prosecutors were pushing for $1 million. the new accusers told a grand jury they met sandusky through his second mile charity. victim nine said he was repeatedly abused in a basement bedroom in sandusky's home. he testified that at least once, he screamed for help knowing
CBS
Dec 5, 2011 6:00am EST
state assistant coach jerry sandusky is denying he abused children. we are going to speak this morning with a new york times reporter who sat down with sandusky for a four hour interview. >>> and tiger woods has waited a long time for this two years. we are going to look at this first time in victory. the redshire, they were back yesterday. we are going to talk with someone who knows him well and get predictions for the coming year. >>> it is 6:54. one more check of weather and traffic when 9news now returns. [ screaming ] [ zapping ] there goes dwayne's car. oh, man. there goes dwayne's house. whoa! whoa! and there goes dwayne. man, that thing does not like dwayne. [ male announcer ] state farm's got you covered. nice landing. it was. [ male announcer ] get to a better state. of town. how do you say those red and white flowers that are behind us. poinsettia. >> okay. y@]uuuuuu "the early show" is coming up next. >>> and howard and i will be back in just 25 minutes with a live update on traffic and weather. >>> if you can't join us any longer today, join us online. wusa 9.com. >>> have
CBS
Dec 14, 2011 4:00am EST
scandal which will now go to trial. the accused former penn state football coach jerry sandusky remains free on bail this morning after waiving his right to a preliminary hearing. as many as eight of sandusky's alleged victims were ready to testify in court yesterday. sandusky faces 52 counts related to alleged child sexual abuse involving ten boys. sandusky insists he will prove his innocence. >> stay the course, fight for fourth quarters. we will wait the opportunity to present our side. >> prosecutors say 11 witnesses, including most of the alleged victims, were ready to testify at that hearing. a lawyer for one of them called sandusky a coward for not facing his accusers but there was also a sense of relief. >> every time he has to tell it in preparation and otherwise, it relives those -- those ghastly moments for him and now he doesn't have to do that. >> meanwhile, sandusky's attorney is in some hot water for comments he made after the hearing was called off. joseph amendola said if anyone thinks penn state officials knew about sandusky's alleged behavior' failed to act, they shou
CBS
Dec 7, 2011 7:00am EST
in the penn state sexual abuse scandal. according to his lawyer a 19-year-old man claims coach jerry sandusky gave him whit key and molested him in the penn state athletic building when he was 12. next week, some plan to testify against him at a pretrial hearing. joining us from state college is jerry sandusky's lawyer joe amendola. have you spoken with your client about the latest claims? >> yes. we don't know about them at the present time. jerry denies those allegations as he has the original allegations but we hope to get more information as we proceed. >> so you're saying he is denying these along with the original ones. a lot of the alleged victims here have said and him speaking to you out to "the new york times" and bob costas, they feel re-victimized. do you believe the allegations most of the people have made are totally false? >> yes. as a matter of fact, jerry has maintained his innocence from the initial allegation back in 2008 which started off as an allegation of fondling and grew over several months into much more serious sexual activities. jerry has always denied any appropri
CBS
Dec 3, 2011 8:00am EST
coach jerry sandusky sat down with a "the new york times" reporter jo becker and discussed the charges that he sexually abused children. >> the allegations are false. i didn't do those things. i don't know. >> reporter: sandusky said there was chaos in the house where he often hosted children from his charity called second mile. he discusses two separate investigations. one 1989 allegation of an incident in which sandusky was said to have hugged a young man in a shower. >> i always -- >> by an officer? >> by the two. by one person of children. >> and an officer and that was it? >> right after that, we got an unfounded report. >> reporter: the investigation sandusky says only took a couple of days and university officials, including head coach joe paterno, never confronted him. >> i don't know that he didn't know. i know that he didn't never said anything to me. >> reporter: in 2002, an assistant coach reported seeing sandusky sodomizing a youngster in a shower. sandusky says he spoke to penn state collect director tim curly. >> i told him it didn't happen. in my mind, there wasn't inap
CBS
Dec 12, 2011 6:00pm EST
victims are we expecting to hear from? >> at least five. jerry sandusky will be here at the courthouse and so will the young man who he allegedly abused. the attorney for victim number one tells me that this teenager is nervous but ready. >> workers prepared for the arrival of hundreds of reporters, photographers and satellite trucks. >> reporter: the road is closed off to us which i don't believe is right. >> reporter: camera crews are parked in front of the home where sandusky allegedly abused many of the boys during sleepovers in the basement. slate mcglothlin represents victim number one who will be among at least five alleged victims to testify. >> i think it is going to be compelling. i think it is going to be something when well hear it they are going to have their minds made up that this young man is telling the truth and i think he is going to be a very, very good witness. >> reporter: sandusky allegedly performed oral sex on the boy at least 20 times when the child was 11 or 12 years old and at least one time had the boy perform oral sex on him. sandusky's lawyer haslett the
CBS
Dec 17, 2011 1:35am EST
, jerry sandusky wap raping a boy in a locker room shower in 2002. i believed jerry was having sexual intercourse with him. he was witnessing something he didn't want to see and didn't want to be part of. when he told joe paterno the next morning, the coach was shocked and saddened and promised to tell his bosses. mcquery said he never used words like sodomy or rape in his meetings with paterno, quote, out of respect. there's no question in my mind that i conveyed to them that i saw jerry with a boy in the showers and there was severe sexual acts going on and it was wrong and over the line, mcquery testified. penn state athletic director, tim curly, and former university president stand accused of failing to report the incident to law enforcement and lying to a grand jury about what mcquery told them. quote, i got the impression there may have been some wrestling activities and sandusky may have grabbed the boy's genitals, schultz said. in secret grand jury testimony that was revealed in court today. shultz called the encounter horseplay. admitting they knew sandusky had been investig
CBS
Dec 17, 2011 8:00am EST
's shower nine years ago. did he do enough to stop the abuse? and what does this mean for jerry sandusky, the man at the center of the scandal? >>> busted. a wide receiver for the nfl chicago bears is accused of trying to start his own drug cartel. and having a list of players he allegedly sold to. how wide does this scandal go? >>> it's a wonderful movie. the jimmy stewart classic "it's a wonderful life" turns 65' we will talk to the two who played jimmy stewart's kids and what it's like to be a part of a wonderful celebration. >>> thanks to the post office, some kids could get a visit from mr. clause himself. how wishes do really come true "early" this saturday morning, december 17th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> saturday in new york city. welcome. i'm rebecca jarvis. >> i'm russ mitchell. rebecca jarvis is up, up, up today! >> up, up, baby. >> what is in that coffee cup? >> it's the holidays, i think. >>> a deal has been reached in washington to extend jobless benefits and social security payroll tax cut but only for two months. nancy cordes will fill us in a bit. >>> we will ta
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 5:00am EST
, former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky is waking up behind bars because yesterday police led him away in handcuffs again. this time, following 12 new charges of child sex abuse. the latest victim is accused the 67-year-old saying they met him through his second mile charity like the others. sandusky was charged on november 5th initially. he's acknowledged since then, showering and horsing around with boys but he said he never sexually abused them. he's now facing more than 50 counts including abuse that is alleged to have occurred on the penn state campus. sandusky is being held on a $250,000 bail. >>> the military is now saying partial remains from at least 274 americans, american troops are lying in a virginia landfill this morning which is far more than the military had originally acknowledged after accusations the air force grossly mismanaged the remains of fallen service members at its military mortuary in dover. all of this is according to "the washington post." the remains were cremated, incinerate and taken to a king george county landfill between 2004 and
CBS
Dec 5, 2011 5:00pm EST
. >> we have a star studded tribute coming your way. how about that? >>> this is jerry sandusky accused penn state pedophile. this local man is jerry sandusky, what's in a name? >> you have no idea. matt jablow reports, the wrong sandusky. 9news now tonight at 11:00. >>> the 34á9 annual kennedy center honors gala took place here in washington last night. >> indeed it did. singer barbra cook and neil diamond, and composure, and actress, meryl streep among the honorees. >> for washington, d.c., this is as hollywood as it gets. where the popular meets the powerful. paying tribute to those special artists of our time among the five kennedy center honorees, meryl streep. >> i'm continually struck by how perfectly she inhabits, and portrays such a wide range of characters. >> song writer and performer, neil diamond. >> when it comes to neil diamond, i am a believer. we are all believers. >> cellist. >> we celebrate the cellist. he doesn't just play the cello, he rocks it. >> jazz great, sonny rollins. >> sonny tonight, welcome home. >> and theater legend, barbra cook. who made he
CBS
Dec 12, 2011 7:00am EST
of two grand jury reports and hundreds of new stories. tomorrow, jerry sandusky's accuser are expected to answer questions themselves about their allegations that he molested them. the preliminary hearing will be the public's first chance to hear directly from some of the young men who claim sandusky sexual abused them as children. jerry sandusky will be there to hear their testimony too and as his lawyer joe amendola says. >> he is dreading it. he has to sit in a courtroom with a couple hundred people. i understand it's going to be filled to capacity, including members of his family and friends, who are going to listen to some of these young men say horrific things occurred between them and jerry. >> reporter: and cbs news has learned that a key prosecution witness is also scheduled to testify. mike mcqueary. he is the former penn state assistant coach who told a grand jury that in 2002, he saw jerry sandusky in a locker room shower on the penn state campus sexually assaulting a young boy. according to the grand jury report, he says he saw a boy he estimated to be 10 years old with hi
CBS
Dec 1, 2011 12:00pm EST
for former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky. a lawsuit has been filed that claims sandusky sexually abused a boy more than 100 times. this accuser is not part of a current criminal case involving sandusky. sky 9 was over the scene of a fatal crash in charles county, maryland around 8:30 this morning. state police say that one person was killed when their car crashed on route 6 and mill swamp road in hilltop, maryland. authorities are still on the scene investigates. so far, the victim's name has not been released. >>> at least one person was critically injured during a crash on the eastbound lane of the dulles greenway this morning. four vehicles were involved. at least one of those vehicles caught on fire. another vehicle is overturned. virginia state police are investigating. >>> politics in the commonwealth are about to get more interesting. because there could be a big fight for the republican nomination for governor. a republican spokesperson tells the "richmond times-dispatch" that attorney general ken cuccinelli will soon announce that he's running for governor in
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Dec 5, 2011 7:00pm EST
with the wrong jerry sandusky tonight at 11:00. don't forget, log on any time to wusa9.com. we'll see you later. bye bye. tonight," the most watched entertainment news magazine in the world. >>> the power of angelina jolie. those amazing legs. her unpredictable life, and what she and brad argue about. >> it's the one thing nobody brings up at dinner because nobody wants us to go off on each other. >>> what everyone wants to know. >> you plan to get married to mr. brad pitt. >>> the latest on charlie sheen's ex. what's next after her cocaine arrest. >>> demi moore, why she's in tears. >>> tom cruise in mumbai, india, on his way to dubai, where mark steines is kicking off mission impossible monday. >>> the hollywood sex files and the new movie opening up the lid on addicts. "e.t." investigates the truth. >> is sex addiction real or an excuse to cheat? >>> about 10% who think they are sex addicts are. >>> why holidays are extra special for katherine heigl this year. >> we can build up anticipation for christmas morning. >>> what pregnant jessica simpson is eating. >> peanut butter is one of my mai
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Dec 7, 2011 6:00pm EST
coach jerry sandusky has been arrested again on 12 new charges. inside syria-- charissa ward takes us to an underground hospital where rebels, wounded by assad's army, are treated in secret. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 1:35am EST
the council members and the mayor. >>> tonight former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky is in jail on 12 new charges of child sex abuse. the latest victims to accuse the 67 year old say they met him through his second mile charity. sandusky was first charged november fifth and he acknowledged showering and horsing around with the boys but says he never sexually abused them. he now faces more than 50 counts including abuse alleged to have occurred on the penn state campus. sandusky is being held on $250,000 bail. >>> in tonights health alert, plan b emergency contrectation not going out on the drug store shelves and a surprise move. health and human services secretary overruled the fda, a plan that would have allowed the so-called morning after pill to be sold out there over- the-counter to all women. instead, teenagers under 17 still need a prescription to buy it. the pill can prevent pregnancy if taken within three days after unprotected sex. the move disappoints women's health advocates while conservatives are applauding it. >> we think that removing that necessary medical screen
CBS
Dec 8, 2011 12:00pm EST
at 5:00 p.m. this evening. >>> jerry sandusky has posted $250,000 bail. he's the former penn state assistant football coach, accused of abusing children. it is unclear right now whether he was freed from jail. but sandusky was arrested yesterday on a new round of charges. two new accusers have come forward. as a condition of his release, he will be required to stay at home and wear an electronic monitoring device. >>> prince george's county police are looking for a bank robber who has been disguised as a web slinger. they released the surveillance photo from yesterday's robbery at a bb&t bank in fort washington. you can see that the robber is wearing a black spider-man mask. he also had a gun. he handed the teller a note, asking for money. the robber was able to get away. >>> a 17-year-old girl is in jail, accused of stabbing another high school student. early this morning, montgomery county police told us that they took 17-year-old briana united states funes into custody. she'll face attempted murder charges. the stabbing occurred tuesday night at northwoods high school. the vict
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Dec 10, 2011 8:00am EST
'm betty nguyen in for rebecca jarvis. >> i'm russ mitchell. >>> jerry sandusky's wife could also be charged because she allegedly did not stop him. >>> also in explosive new charges, the president of the amateur union is being charged with abusing two athletes. >>> first, though, we begin with the republican race for the white house. with the clock ticking down on the iowa caucuses, the candidates meet tonight in des moines for another debate. cbs news national correspondent dean reynolds is there with details. good morning, dean. >> reporter: good morning, betty. well, every time the candidates engage each other is important, but now with the caucuses barely three weeks away, tonight's debate could be critical. for the front-runner and everyone else. before he can get much enjoyment out of his position at the head of the republican pact, newt gingrich is drawing fire. >> there is the 37 million dollars gingrich took from health and industry groups. >> reporter: his veneer of inevitability is gone and mitt romney is teaming up with supporters to bring gingrich back to earth. romn
CBS
Dec 12, 2011 12:00pm EST
state coach jerry sandusky are expected to come face-to-face with him tomorrow. the alleged victims are scheduled to testify in a preliminary hearing. at least ten people now say that sandusky sexually abused them over the past few decades. sandusky was re-arrested last week after two more alleged victims came forward. bruce leshan will be the only local reporter inside that courtroom. he's live from penn state and he will be filing reports tonight beginning at 5:00 p.m. >>> occupy protesters out west are trying to shut down some of the largest ports in the country. they're marching on the port of oakland, along with those in anchorage, seattle, portland, los angeles, and san diego. protestors successfully shut down oakland's port last month. they cite a dispute between some port operators and longshoremen as a reason for the blockade. the action is considered the occupy movement's most traumatic gesture since police raids shut down most camps. >>> occupy protestors will likely cause some congestion on capitol hill today. protestors are marching from their encampment at mcpherson sq
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Dec 12, 2011 7:00pm EST
of by jerry sandusky. he robbed this young man of his innocence and his youth. >> reporter: bruce leshan, 9 news now. >>> fired head football coach joe paterno is not likely to attend the preliminary hearing. he's in the hospital after breaking his pelvis again and being diagnosed with lung cancer. >>> hundreds gathered on the virginia tech campus in blacksburg today for the funeral of campus officer dereik crouse. law enforcement officials, lots of them, honored their fallen brother killed in the line of duty on thursday. his colleagues spoke about him as a loving husband, father and a diehard pittsburgh steelers fans. virginia governor bob mcdonnell praised his commitment to being a lifelong public servant. >> without these sacrifices that derrick was willing to make, they're idle words on parchment and our freedoms are shallow. so thank you to the crouse family for this amazing sacrifice of love that you have given to your fellow 8 million virginians. >> crouse was making a traffic stop when a 22-year-old student at a nearby college walked up to his cruiser and shot him. the shooter, 22-
CBS
Dec 14, 2011 12:00pm EST
attention now to the latest information in the penn state sex abuse scandal. former football coach jerry sandusky waived his preliminary hearing yesterday. meanwhile, two school administrators accused of failing to properly report suspected abuse will have pretrial hearings on friday. tim curly and gary schulz are also accused of lying to the grand jury investigating sandusky. the cases against the two men could hinge on assistant football coach mike mcqueary's testimony. he claims that he witnessed sandusky sexually assaulting a boy back in 2002. >>> what would your life be like without metro? well, the transit system did a $200,000 study to find out. metro says that the study was meant to quantify the transit agency's impact including things like higher property values and more tax rev us in. the kind of information that metro can use when lobbying for more tax dollars and while riders say metro is a necessity, most would have preferred that the study money go elsewhere. >> fix the escalators. use it to fix the elevators. need more access for the handicap. >> i would add another line i
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Dec 16, 2011 6:00pm EST
failing to report jerry sandusky to police and lying about it to a grand jury will be going to trial. >> a judge ruled there was more than enough evidence of wrong doing, especially after the dramatic testimony today of assistant coach, mike mcquery. he has live with more. scott. >> well, the assistant coach testified in detail before this hushed courtroom about the attack he claims he saw, but the lawyers for these two administrators and the former vice president said that is not the story they heard when mcquery told it to them. what did penn state athletic director, tim curly, and gary schultz know and when did they know it? today lawyers for both said mike mcquery never used specific words like intercourse or sodomy when he told his story to them back in 2002. here's what schultz's lawyer said after the hearing. >> i'm an italian from brooklyn and you may not have called the police. done what i would have done was get the boys in the car, a few baseball bats and take it to the fellow. actions speak louder than words. that didn't happen because mike mcquery never said
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